My friend Christine from college lives in England and I haven’t seen her since my wedding. I had been hoping for a chance to visit her since we both live on this side of the pond now, and I finally got that chance in June. Andy was hiking in England, and I scheduled a couple […]
Recently the bulk of my time has been focused on moving stress and just staying afloat. I’ve gotten way behind on blogging about our winter trip, and I’ve been dealing with some big dietary changes. But finally there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. As this post goes live, movers are lugging our […]
Big Ben is one of the most recognizable sights in the world. I saw it on my first trip overseas when I was 14 years old, and again towards the end of 2010 when I spent a day in London on a layover on my way to Prague. I read this week that the tower […]
I absolutely HATE being cold. As cozy as it is to snuggle up under the covers or drink a hot cup of cocoa, being cold is still one of the most uncomfortable, irritating feelings for me. I will easily let my home get hotter than most would think comfortable in the summer, but in the winter […]
When I recently spent a day in London on a long layover, I expected to wander the city taking pictures of well-known sites and generally just trying not to fall asleep on the sidewalk. I never expected to actually see people camped out on the sidewalk.
The three weeks of vacation I have aren’t nearly enough for a travel addict like me. In order to squeeze more travel time into the year, I try to plan around holidays whenever practical. I decided the four day Thanksgiving weekend was too much free time to pass up, so I tacked on my last vacation day […]